Planning your holiday. How safe is it to travel to Turkey?

7-Best-Delights-of-Turkey

All the bullets, the manifestations and the violent problems you’ve seen headlines about happening in Turkey are real. But before panicking it’s important to analyze if they truly imply that you’ll have to give up your dream holiday with baklava and Turkish delight. Any major media coverage makes a pretty strong impression and you should take all the safety measures, but there are situations in which the political conflicts don’t have a crucial impact on…

Read More...

National Geographic Photo Contest

Photo Credits: National Geographic 
Photo and caption by Leon Legot
Kyle Buthman in the barrel of a wave in Mexico
Location: Boca de Pascuales, Mexico

The best annual photo contest for enthusiastic travelers organized by National Geographic is at its 26th edition. During the submission period an impressive number of over 18,000 unbelievably wondrous pictures were sent. The voting period lasts until the end of July, when the winners are going to be announced and given their prizes. Until then, anyone can browse through the best photo galleries and vote for the best photos. So hurry up! [caption id=”attachment_3871″ align=”alignnone”…

Read More...

Is it safe to travel to Thailand?

thailand-1-low

Photo Credits: timetravelturtle.com Since the Military coup in May this year, there have been countless undecided tourists online asking whether or not it is safe to go to Thailand, and although the national context and situation are overall pretty messed up, there are a few things that should be of high interest for anyone who’s planning on visiting this country in the near future. Implications While there’s been a public declaration…

Read More...

Immigrants’ heaven. The friendliest countries for settling

b6a0bfb2a162f06d01125ad547fa84cb_large

Hasn’t it happened a billion times to go visit some place and suddenly decided we’d be capable to leave our lives and everything to just move there? The good thing is, for the most curageous of us, there are some states that not only you’d fall in love with from the first contact, but also have an indulgent policy about the immigrants. And this is not just a post for passionate travelers, but for anyone…

Read More...

What you should know before visiting Australia. Starting kit

Photo Credits: telegraph.co.uk

  The only country continent island on Earth, Australia is a fascinating frenzy of everything ranging from mountains and sands to reefs, beaches and forests with spectacular wildlife, and not to mention a melting-pot of cultures and home to the exciting cities of Melbourne, Sidney, Perth, and so on. Diversity here is all around, but in order to make the most out of it here’s a few things you should know in advance so you…

Read More...

The best holiday – a stoner’s guide to countries where weed is legal

Photo Source: rnw.nl

Photo Source: rnw.nl Especially if you’re under the age of thirty, but it’s not a rule, you probably take into consideration other things than the general usual before taking a trip. This is how you’re maybe not interested solely in the weather, museums, coffee houses and the lowest prices of hostels, but more. Taking a trip is very often associated with fun. And, like it or not, most of us think…

Read More...

Music Festivals in North America. Your best experiences this summer

Photo Credits: funderhut.com There are not two festivals to be or feel the same and that’s a fact. Considering this, every single experience of this kind is worth being exploited and kept as special and unique as it is. Perhaps some of the most important things are not the passions that gather us all together in the same place for two or three days, or even an entire week, but being…

Read More...

Great alternatives to disappointingly expensive popular destinations

Saint Tropez/Budva Whenever you think of extravagance and opulence, Saint Tropez has got it. Partly because of the French style and classy fashion, partly because of the former model Brigitte Bardot, the French Riviera slowly became one of the hot spots of amazing holidays. The kind of place or, if you don’t want to go on your honey moon, at least you should be there for the bachelor party. Of course, along with this huge…

Read More...

How to live like a local in Brazil during the World Cup

brazil_beach_4070k

  It’s amazing how many things can say ‘you’re a tourist here’, and while thinking of all of them is almost impossible, the basic’s always good to be known. From eating in a weird position to talking loudly or dressing oddly, there’s always something to put you off when you want to live like a local someplace new. But during the World Cup this year, given the state of things where everything’s overcrowded, we strongly…

Read More...

World’s best airports of 2014 so far. Skytrax’s top 10

Photo Credits: businessinsider.com

Photo Credits: businessinsider.com There are numerous criteria after which we judge the entire passenger experience in an airport and the worst thing to do is reducing it at the processes and believing it isn’t interdependent with the entire journey of the traveler. The following top is made by the passengers exclusively, so it should indicate the social view, as opposed to the traditional corporate, professional one. If you happen to travel…

Read More...